Wednesday, 1 October 2008

The Genre Challenge: Nov 08- Nov 09 & Go Gothic

Bookworms and Tea Lovers is hosting The Genre Challenge:

The goal:To read one book in the following genres:

crime fiction, (drop)
detective fiction,
horror fiction,
thriller fiction,
romance fiction,
science fiction,
action/adventure fiction,
fantasy fiction,
realistic fiction, (drop)
historical fiction, Sea of Poppies, Amitav Ghosh
western fiction.

Specific definitions of these genres can be found in this post.There are three options if you want to join:

A: Read 10 books, drop the genre you read the most and one of your own choosing

B: Read 11 books, drop the genre you read the most

C: Read 12 books

The rules
You may not read more than 1 book per genre
All books must be read within the challenge period
No crossovers within the challenge, each genre should have a separate book
Crossovers with other challenges are allowed
Audio books are allowed, graphic novels are not
You may make a list of books, but that’s not mandatory and you can change your picks at any time before or during the challenge.

I'm also participating in Go Gothics readalong of Northanger Abbey, I have a copy somewhere, will hunt around and start reading tomorrow. The reading schedule is:

Northanger Abbey, by Jane Austen
THUR Oct 02 Chapters 1-3

TUES Oct 07 Chapters 4-7

THUR Oct 09 Chapters 8-10

TUES Oct 14 Chapters 11-14

THUR Oct 16 Chapters 15-17

TUES Oct 21 Chapters 18-21

THURS Oct 23 Chapters 22-24

TUES Oct 28 Chapters 25-28

THURS Oct 30 Chapters 29-31

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